Noise at Work Training - Competent Persons Course
Learn how to comply with The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005
Cost Per Person: £975.00 (£1170.00 inc VAT)
Quote available on request.
Course Length: 3 days
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On this Noise at Work Assessments Training Course you will learn all of the requirements of complying with The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005. Our highly experienced and qualified tutors will cover all current legislation and standards, a large practical session of using sound level meters, analysing your measured data, understanding noise and it’s effects on humans and principles of acoustics.
Who Should Attend this Noise at Work Training?
Any organisation where noise is an issue should have a competent person for Noise at Work Risk Assessments. This person may be a professional safety officer, a works manager or simply someone who has been given the responsibility for it. The course forms an ideal follow up to a NEBOSH diploma or can be simply stand-alone.
If you’re unsure whether this course is suitable for you, you can download Module 1 for free.
Aims and Objectives of this Noise at Work Training
The course is designed to meet the requirements of the Noise at Work Regulations, giving you the knowledge and skills to be classed as "competent" to carry out Noise at Work Risk Assessments. The subjects covered vary from the principles of acoustics to the identification and management of noise problems. Practical elements are included to help you with the task of reducing noise exposure in the workplace.
- To ensure that you have an understanding of the principles of acoustics
- To develop an understanding of the effects of noise on people
- To give you and insight into instrumentation and practical noise monitoring
- To develop in-depth knowledge of Noise at Work Legislation
- To provide you with an insight into the principles of noise control
- To ensure you can prepare a report to satisfy HSE requirements
Noise at Work Training Course Overview
The course consists of 3 modules, which are structured in the following way.
Module 1 Distance Learning Pack
Module 1 is designed to guide you through the basic principles of acoustics incorporating the concepts of sound pressure level, including notation and units used. The format of Module 1 is an hour long webinar, giving you the flexibility to study as and when you want. The work in Module 1 gives you a good foundation and should be attempted before attending Module 2.
Module 2 Three Day Seminar
The syllabus for module 2 will include major topics incorporating acoustic theory, noise at work measurement parameters, noise reduction techniques, Legislation and standards, instrumentation and measurement. There is also a heavy practical element of the course to familiarise you with the techniques of measurement in the workplace and the fundamental operation of instruments.
Module 3 Noise at Work Risk Assessment Report
This can either be produced using results from measurements taken during module 2 or can be a project of your choice, which involves the production of a noise at work risk assessment report. This report is the basis of certification for the course and is marked by your tutor. On successful completion, a certificate of competence will be issued.
What will you achieve?
Successful completion of the three modules will result in the awarding of a 3 Year Certificate of Competency, giving you the evidence you need to prove your suitability for performing assessments in the workplace.
" Very good. I was worried about the math part, however was surprised and pleased that Stephen made it east to understand. He went through everything and spent time on us all. All good, hotel, very good and well looked after. Food was outstanding. A good few days. Thank you."
Paul Gillespie, Wakefield Council - 20th Mar 2018
"Good course, good information package, good pace, good accommodation. Maybe the course can be held within two days ( but that will probably depend on the size of group). Good trainer."
Klaas Verbugt, Westway Terminals UK Ltd - 24th May 2011
"The course was excellent. The time spent with course work and practical was about right. The tutor was very knowledgeable and was open to questions throughout. Really enjoyable. Nothing to change."
Dave Irwin, GCHQ - 20th Mar 2018
"I completed this course around 10-12 years ago. Pleased I attended the noise again, very informative. Presented very well and throughly enjoyed the 3 days. I was not aware that castle does a refresher course."
Stuart Ross, ED&F Man - 20th Sep 2016
"I have used Castle for both noise training and noise meter calibration. The customer service and turn round time for the meter calibration were very good, good communication and very helpful. The noise training was very good , very informative and well delivered by knowledgeable staff."
Martin Atkins, ALTICO - 3rd Oct 2017
"Really enjoyed the course, felt all presenters explained the process in a clear and easy to understand method. I would highly recommend the course."
Emmet McMullan, Barrett Steel - 17th Sep 2013
"The tutor was very professional and knowledgeable on the subject matter. Good surrounding and food at the Crown Spa hotel. Would recommend Castle courses in the future. Well done."
Kevin Toon, Joy Mining - 13th Sep 2011
"The course was presented in a very understandable way at a good pace, content great and good balanced interpretation of requirement to become competent. Very enjoyable."
Alan Fogarty, Karro Food Group - 19th May 2015
"Jarek presented with knowledgale authority in a friendly maner. Questions were freely answered. A great course offering practical insight into the noise at work assessment process."
Andrew Williams, IOM Government - 20th Sep 2016
"Very well presented course, Stephen was very thorough when presenting was also impressed with his extended knowledge. Thank You for teaching this and giving me a better understanding."
Tom Lincoln, Bernard Mathews Foods Limited - 30th Apr 2013
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